Frimaire


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Frimaire

(frimɛr)
n
(Historical Terms) the frosty month: the third month of the French Revolutionary calendar, extending from Nov 22 to Dec 21
[C19: from French, from frimas hoarfrost, from Old French frim, of Germanic origin; related to Old Norse hrīm rime1]
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Noun1.Frimaire - third month of the Revolutionary calendar (November and December); the frosty month
Revolutionary calendar - the calendar adopted by the first French Republic in 1793 and abandoned in 1805; dates were calculated from Sept. 22, 1792
Revolutionary calendar month - a month in the Revolutionary calendar
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Ferrand to Members of the Superior Council of Santiago (Santo Domingo), 13 Frimaire an 13 (4 December 1804), CARAN Colonies CC/9a/40.
The Convention had voted as early as 20 frimaire III (10 December 1794) to suspend the sale of property belonging to those who had been guillotined, only to reverse itself two days later on the grounds that revising the past would endanger the future.
The order to hold prisoners until "la paix" had come from the Convention on 25 frimaire year II (15 December 1793); AMD 1D1/7, Registre, folio 255.
Unable to render a decision under such circumstances, Ventijol scheduled a visit to the "lieux contentieux" for 11 frimaire.
110) Francois de Neufchateau, `9 Frimaire An VII, abus du renversement des terres labourees et ensemencees', in Neufchateau, his Recueil, i, 297-8.
16) Journal des Theatres (hereafter abbreviated JT), 19 Frimaire Near III (Dec.
Itsmyboy 5g Frimaire - Hawkfield Lass 11U241 Put up a career-best effort when winning the Jewson Final over 2m at Cheltenham last month.